Jordan Spieth dramatically won the US Open this past weekend and became the sixth man to win the Masters and the US Open the same year. At the tender age of 21 the sky’s the limit for golf’s newest bright star and co-hosts Fred Altvater and Carlos Torres will recap his win, the US Open aftermath and what’s next on The Weekend Backspin section.
On The Par-5 News presented by United Golf Network we’ll hand out the grading notes Fox Sports golf coverage crew during their first stern test at the US Open; discuss Tiger Woods’ play or lack thereof at the US Open plus his commitment to the Frys.com Open ; Lydia Ko’s career is clearly over, we’ll explain why; also why there is no golf on Sundays at St Andrews and Barbara Nicklaus received the Bob Jones Award.
On The Practice Range, we’ll get you an in-depth look at Chambers Bay, discussing at large the course, was it too rough, all the controversy and the players whine and complaints, would average fans want to play there? Robert Trent Jones response, Alex Micelli’s caddies fall, Mr Chambers Bay and much more.
The Very Important Guest (VIG) of the Week is Kathy Gildersleeve-Jensen, Director of Golf instruction at Indian Canyon GC in Spokane, WA and 2014 PGA Teacher of the Year, who was at Chambers Bay and will give us her perspective on it.